Katherine Wahl



Katherine works as an internal usability/accessibility consultant at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where she has worked for more than 10 years on a range of projects from small Web sites to enterprise wide applications. Her recent work focuses on usability and accessibility research and evaluation using a variety of methods. Katherine is also a lecturer at Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies (CPS), where she has taught for the past seven years. She teaches graduate courses in information architecture, Web accessibility, and user research. Katherine has more than twenty years of experience in project management, communications, and Web site development across of range of industries including health care and energy efficiency. She holds a graduate certificate in user experience from Bentley University, a master’s degree in policy science from UMBC, and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Villanova University.


BS from Villanova University (1989)